Kirori Mal College, better known as KMC is one of the integrant colleges of Delhi University. Situated in the North Campus of University, KMC offers undergraduate and graduate courses Arts, Commerce and Science streams. Not only that, the Kirorians are dignified for their cultural societies. KMC is celebrated for theatre, music and art. Below are the 7 cultural societies at Kirori Mal College which have made this campus one of the top colleges.
1. The Players
This Theatre Group Society flourished under the tutelage of Frank Thakurdas. The Players has an austere history of 52 years. KMC hosts its inter-college theatre festival annually and showcases and judges the best college street and stage play of the year in a non-competitive format. Its members receive training in theatre arts. Notable Alumni has legendary actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Shakti Kapoor, Kulbhushan Kharbanda. It has also polished directors like Satish Kaushik & Ali Abbas Zafar.
DEBSOC stands for Debating and Quiz Society. DEBSOC encourages the college students to participate and hones their oratory skills. With its focus on public speaking, this debate club organises various competitions all around the year.
The Music Society professes classical and light music. Surmanjari is the annual fest of Musoc. KK, Gaurav Bangia and Shamit Tyagi, Valentine Shipley and the band Parikrama are few popular Alumni.
FAPS is not just an abbreviation to Fine Arts and Photography Society. It is a cult that is honoured in KMC and across the nation. The club nurtures students with a desire to capture daily rut into a beautiful depiction. The society also polishes students with a finesse for arts; sketching, painting, sculpturing.
Sensation, the dance society has been one of the prestigious dance society across all leading colleges and has earned many titles and accolades in the last few years. Its members receive training in Western, Contemporary and other dance forms like House, B-Boing, Indo-Jazz, Bollywood etc. It sets one production every year. Consisting of two parts the choreography and the Western with 1 production each impresses the audience with its multi-talented performances.
6. The SPIC MACAY
The SPIC MACAY chapter coordinates with KMC to organise cultural performance by artists of national eminence. Santoor maestro Padmashree Pandit, Bhajan Sapori, Ustad Imrat Khan, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri, among others, have given performances.
FOSTAS is the only registered Foreign Students’ Society in Delhi University which organises various events and programs throughout the year.
Kirori Mal College is one of the Top Colleges in Delhi University. Students who belong to the unconventional ways of life, take a note. These clubs in KMC are yours to go!
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